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Self-assembling 3-D battery would charge in seconds

The world is a big place, but it's gotten smaller with the advent of technologies that put people from across the globe in the palm of one's hand. …

Nanotech

The World of Quantum Physics: Everything is Energy

Nobel Prize winning physicists have proven beyond doubt that the physical world is one large sea of energy that flashes into and out of being in …

Quantum Physics

Breakthrough injection could help you shed 14 pounds a month

British scientists have developed a hormone injection that could help people lose 14 pounds in just four weeks.<p>The jab mimics the effects of a …

Diabetes

Both exercise and cold burn fat, but how?

Why is physical exercise so beneficial to our health? A new study reveals part of the answer, as a fat molecule — which improves cardiometabolic …

Diabetes

Stable and scalable photo-electrode “strongest candidate yet” for renewable hydrogen generation

Using the power of the sun to split water and produce hydrogen fuel is one of the most promising clean energy technologies being pursued. One of the …

Clean Energy

The Baking Soda Cure

The three trillion-dollar income stream produced by the medical industrial complex is about to come demolished by a home remedy – baking soda. Buy …

Immune System

The Human Brain Can Create Structures in Up to 11 Dimensions

"We found a world that we had never imagined."<p>Last year, neuroscientists used a classic branch of maths in a totally new way to peer into the …

Humanity

Breakthrough CRISPR Gene Editing Trial Set to Begin This Year

Biotech company CRISPR Therapeutics is set to treat Europe’s patients with the CRISPR gene-editing tool this year following regulatory approval for …

This New Treatment Could Heal Tooth Cavities Without Any Fillings

It regrows the enamel itself.<p>Scientists have invented a new product that can encourage tooth enamel to grow back, which means we could finally have a …

DNA marketplace Helix will offer tests for serious diseases. 23andMe is about to get some serious competition.

Genetic tests that were once only available through doctors are now sent right to your mailbox. PerkinElmer and its consumer genomics marketplace, …

Genetics

Breakthrough: Researchers fix Alzheimer's gene

Groundbreaking research shows, for the first time, how the most well-known genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease causes signs in human brain …

Neuroscience

MIT’s new headset reads the ‘words in your head’

There’s always been a glaring issue with voice computing: Talking to a voice assistant with other people around makes you feel like a bit of a weirdo. It’s a big part of the reason we’ve been seeing the technology start to take off in the home, where people feel a little less self-conscious talking …

This 'Injectable Bandage' Made From Seaweed Could Stop Internal Bleeding in Minutes

Science casually saving lives.<p>Scientists have invented an injectable 'bandage' made out of a common food ingredient and nanoparticles. And not only …

This New Device Uses Sunlight to Make Safe Drinking Water Even From The Dead Sea

The world needs this.<p>Using an innovative combination of sunshine and hydrogels, a new device just unveiled by scientists is able to produce clean …

Scientists Discover Biophotons In The Brain That Could Hint Our Consciousness is Directly Linked to Light!

Scientists found that neurons in mammalian brains were capable of producing photons of light, or “Biophotons”!<p>The photons, strangely enough, appear …

Could these food supplements help treat psychosis?

When added to standard early-stage treatment, certain food supplements may help to alleviate symptoms of psychotic illnesses such as …

Almost 'fully-formed' human brain grown in lab

A nearly fully-formed human brain has been grown in a lab for the first time ever, according to scientists from Ohio State University -- though …

Doctors inject lab-grown genes into boy's eyes to treat blindness

On the morning of March 20, eye surgeon Jason Comander injected viruses carrying lab-grown genes into the eyes of a boy whose vision had been …

Physicists Are About to Attempt The 'Impossible' - Turning Light Into Matter

E=mc2 becomes m=E/c2.<p>Theoretically, it should be possible to turn light into matter. In practice, well - "easier said than done" is an understatement.<p>…

Experiments underway to turn light into matter

In laser facilities in the UK, Imperial physicists are testing an 84-year-old theory which was once thought impossible to prove.

Quantum Mechanics

The Puzzle Of Quantum Reality

There's a hole at the heart of quantum physics.<p>It's a deep hole. Yet it's not a hole that prevents the theory from working. Quantum physics is, by any measure, astonishingly successful. It's the theory that underpins nearly all of modern technology, from the silicon chips buried in your phone to …

Quantum Physics

A Real World 'Star Trek' Replicator Is Now Possible Thanks To New Breakthrough

A startup with alumni from MIT and Yale says it’s made a breakthrough in creating a next-generation material that should make it possible to 3-d print literally anything out of thin air.<p>New York-based Mattershift has managed to create large-scale carbon nanotube (CNT) membranes that are able to …

Star Trek

IIT Hyderabad’s novel composite keeps tomatoes fresh for 30 days

Researchers at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad have been successful in keeping tomatoes fresh and without any microbial spoilage for …

How To Launch A Product Without Starting A Business Part II

In a previous article, I laid out the many reasons why people with product ideas should consider licensing as an avenue for bringing them to market.<p>Primarily because speed to market is more important than ever, I believe licensing is the best route for most simple consumer product ideas. …

Licensing

GenSight Bio on go to launch Phase 1/2 study in Europe for GS030 in retinitis pigmentosa

The UK Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency has signed off on GenSight Biologics' (NASDAQ:GNST) Clinical Trial Application for a Phase 1/2 …

Biotechnology

Drug-producing bacteria possible with synthetic biology breakthrough

Bacteria could be programmed to efficiently produce drugs, thanks to breakthrough research into synthetic biology using engineering principles, from …

Biology

This New Kind of Battery Can Be Fully Charged in Less Than 30 Seconds

We need this SO bad.<p>A novel approach to an energy storage device run on an aqueous electrolyte can go from flat to fully-charged in just 20 seconds, …

A fluke breakthrough could be the missing link for an electric car age

In the 1970s, Dr Donald Highgate found a way to make contact lenses more comfortable. With colleagues at the University of Surrey, he developed a …

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2018 - MIT Technology Review

Every year since 2001 we’ve picked what we call the 10 Breakthrough Technologies. People often ask, what exactly do you mean by “breakthrough”? It’s …

"Nanodrops" That Repair Corneas May Ultimately Replace Glasses

New eye drops developed by researchers from the Shaare Zedek Medical Center and Bar-Ilan University in Israel can improve both nearsightedness and …